Mimi Ausland of Bend, Oregon is the founder of Freekibble.com, a web site she started at age 11. Site visitors answer a daily trivia question about pets. Each answer earns 10 pieces of kibble for homeless pets. Today the site gets 125,000 visitors a day.
Humane League holiday fundraiser and gala - Hundreds of animal lovers are expected at the Philadelphia Ethical Society in Rittenhouse Square on December 14 to celebrate The Humane League’s advocacy work for farmed animals. Keynote speakers include author Isa Chandra Moskowitz and Paul Shapiro, vice president of Farm Animal Protection at The Humane Society of the United States. Guests will enjoy food, beer, and wine; a range of silent auction prizes; and live entertainment. Ethical Society Building; 1906 S. Rittenhouse Square; 7p-10p.Tickets ($25 advance/$30 at door) can be purchased online at http://www.thehumaneleague.com/party.